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Mount Morris man killed in crash on U.S. 20 in Winnebago

A 31-year-old man was killed in a crash at Route 20 and Winnebago Road on Monday, Sept. 27.
A 31-year-old man was killed in a crash at Route 20 and Winnebago Road on Monday, Sept. 27.(23 WIFR)
Published: Sep. 27, 2021 at 6:03 PM CDT
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WINNEBAGO, Ill. (WIFR) - Matthew Wissmach, 31, of Mount Morris has been identified as the victim of a deadly crash that took place at the intersection of U.S. Route 20 and Winnebago Road near Winnebago Corners.

The accident happened around 4:00 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27. Illinois State Police say a red GMC Acadia, driven by Wissmach, was heading northbound when a black Kenworth truck tractor didn’t stop at the light and they collided. The coroner’s office says that Wissmach was pronounced dead at the scene.

U.S. 20 near Winnebago Road was closed for nearly six hours while police investigated.

No charges against the driver of the truck, a 67-year-old man from Monona, Iowa, have been announced.

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